INDIANAPOLIS - A crew of 40 firefighters battled a stubborn house fire in Wayne Township early Saturday.
Capt. Mike Pruitt with the Wayne Township Fire Department said the blaze sparked about 2:30 a.m. at a large home in the 600 block of South Fleming Street.
The fire was so large, it took crews from Wayne Township, Speedway, Decatur and Indianapolis fire departments about an hour to gain control of the flames that engulfed the 4000 sq. ft. home. No injuries were reported and the home had been vacant for quite some time, investigators said.
The cause of the fire remained under investigation, but Pruitt called the nature of the fire "suspicious" after a similar fire sparked about two blocks away on Roena Street just one day earlier.
Anyone with any information is encouraged to call the Indiana Arson Hotline at 800-382-4628.
Watch RTV6 and refresh this page for updates.
Mild today, cold and snow return tomorrow
One more mild day comes our way today. Enjoy it! Winter returns in a big way next week.
Dungy, Harrison inducted into Hall of Fame
Two former Colts were elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday.
360-degree video tour of Super Bowl City
Can't come to Super Bowl City? Scroll around our 360-degree videos to explore it for yourself!
PHOTOS: Melt the Trail 5K in Westfield
People in Westfield are getting their hearts pumping ahead of Valentine's Day.
NCAA VP talks with Pike girls basketball team
You have likely seen video of the brawl between the Pike and Ben Davis girls basketball teams.